Former Burkinabe President Charged in Sankara’s Murder

A court in Burkina Faso has charged former President Blaise Compaore in absentia in connection with the 1987 assassination of then-President Thomas Sankara. A military tribunal on Tuesday charged Compaore with complicity in the assassination and undermining state security among other charges. Sankara, a charismatic revolutionary often called “Africa’s Che Guevara,” was assassinated during a […]

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MDC Alliance Haruzivishe gets 14 months

By Patience Nhamburo MDC Alliance activist, Makomborero Haruzivishe has been sentenced to an effective 14 months in prison for inciting public violence and resisting police arrest. Harare Magistrate Judith Judith Taruvinga sentenced Haruzivishe to 24 months on the first count and 12 months on the second count. 10 months which were suspended from first count […]

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‘Zim foreign minister died of Covid-19’

ZTN Correspondent Zimbabwe’s Foreign Affairs and International Trade Minister Sibusiso Moyo died of Covid-19, authorities in Harare have said. Moyo becomes the third Zimbabwe Government minister to die of Covid-19 after Perrance Shiri (Agriculture) and Ellen Gwaradzimba (Manicaland Provincial Affairs). In a statement on Wednesday, Acting Chief Secretary to the President and Cabinet George Charamba […]

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Chin’ono and Ngarivhume denied bail

ZTN Correspondent Transform Zimbabwe leader Jacob Ngarivhume and journalist Hopewell Chin’ono’s bail appeal hearings have been postponed to Monday, August 3. The two will spend the weekend being bars. This comes after the record of proceedings in the Magistrate’s Court had not been transferred to the High Court as of yesterday. The High Court ordered […]

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